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Local Business Scout - Chicago
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Yelp, Inc. | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Do you love Chicago and the local businesses that make it so stellar? As part of Yelp Chicago's Local Business Scout team you'll be tasked with going door to door to visit local businesses in select neighborhoods and getting them set up with free Yelp business user accounts. You'll answer any questions they might have and connect them with resources as well. You will primarily work out in the field and check in weekly with Yelp's Local Business Outreach team. You also may have a chance to assist with local events for business owners. Local business professionals are passionate about the work they do - and Yelp's Local Business Scouts are too!

About The Job:

* Act as a Yelp For Business Owners ambassador by visiting local businesses each day and helping them manage their free business user account on biz.yelp.com by getting them reengaged
* Work through a specific list of businesses each week to hit your target goal of businesses logged in
* You may also be asked to work as a brand ambassador at select business owner events
* This is a temporary part-time role

About You:

* Must be familiar with Yelp and how it works
* Must be outgoing and vibrant - you enjoy face to face interaction with people
* Must be self-motivated - you can consistently hit specific goals and targets, even when managing your own schedule
* Must be professional - you'll be a voice of Yelp to the business community in Chicago, so be memorable for the right reasons!
* Must be an effective communicator - you'll be educating business owners on how best to use the Yelp for Business Owners site and Biz App


* Must reside in Chicago
* Must have a working personal smartphone in good condition and capable of accessing Biz.Yelp.Com and running the Yelp Biz App
* Must have a personal computer and reliable home internet connection
* Age 21+


* Self starter
* Communication proficiency
* Collaboration skills
* Be customer and client focused
* Comfortable using, demonstrating and explaining Yelp and Yelp products

Other Details:

* 15 to 19 hours per week, $14/hr
* Access to and familiarity with Google docs
* Weekly check in and follow up with the Local Business Outreach team

At Yelp, we believe that diversity is an expression of all the unique characteristics that make us human: race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, and education - and those are just a few. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and perspectives strengthen our teams and our product. The foundation of our diversity efforts are closely tied to our core values, which include "Playing Well With Others" and "Authenticity."

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-recruiting@yelp.com or 415-969-8488.

Note: Yelp does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to any recruiting alias or employee. Yelp is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

About Yelp, Inc.

Yelp is a personal recommendation site that takes the power of word-of-mouth and amplifies it, allowing its members and readers find, review and talk about what's great -- and not so great -- in their neighborhood and beyond. The company was founded by Russel Simmons and Jeremy Stoppelman, with backing from PayPal co-founder Max Levchin. Yelp is headquarted in San Francisco, CA. Yelp was recently featured as one of Business Week's Best of the New Web Editors' Picks.